QUARANTINE WORKOUTS

Let this article serve as a manual not just in quarantine (without heavy weights) but also in how to always maintain higher hormonal response. So we got to experience this kind of thing. No gyms. No access to heavy weights. Crisis. We lift tables, cupboards, people, pets. If you’ve trained with heavier weights, now it…

Sprints or Jogging?

Jogging or Sprints?

With sprints you burn fat several times more than with prolonged jogging. However, their purpose is not only to lose the extra body fat. Sprinting triggers hormonal response equal to 45 minutes intensive workout with heavy weights. Prolonged and frequent running or jogging is the most “popular” way to lose weight. It is the worst…

5×5 Strength-Training Program

The 5×5 Strength-Training Routine StrongLifts 5×5 is a very simple and effective muscle- and strength-training routine. It is one of the most popular muscle-building programs. This program has three workouts a week. It uses only 5 exercises. Each workout you do three exercises with a barbell, 5 sets of each, with 5 reps. Hence 5×5.…

How Do Muscles Grow?

How do muscles grow? The answer is mathematically precise. Protein is the basic building block of muscles and all other tissues in the body. When you consume protein, the body breaks it down into its component parts – amino acids. Then the amino acids are carried through the blood into different parts of the body…

Progressive Resistance Training

Progressive resistance training is the gradual increase of weights in exercises. It is also called progressive overload. This enables progress in the increase of muscle mass and strength. If you want constant growth and constant increase of muscle mass and strength, here are the principles that make this possible. The hormonal response that occurs as a…